Handbook of Patient Care in Vascular Diseases

Author: John W. Hallett
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781726146
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The thoroughly updated Fourth Edition of this handbook is a complete and current quick-reference guide to the evaluation and management of patients with arterial and venous diseases. Written by authors with extensive experience in teaching residents, fellows, and nurses, the book is practical and user-friendly. Each chapter includes indications for operation, perioperative management, and potential complications.This edition describes cutting-edge advances in vascular technology, including endovascular procedures and surgery. The section on preoperative evaluation includes new imaging techniques. The section on vascular radiology includes state-of-the-art procedures in interventional radiology.

Manual of Vascular Diseases

Author: Sanjay Rajagopalan
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451154410
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Knowledge and understanding of vascular disease, particularly atherosclerosis, continue to expand across disciplines, as do diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for treatment of vascular disorders. This manual offers a consistent "how to" approach that places specific emphasis on management. Each chapter provides the reader with a highly practical approach so that he or she comes away with a reasonable amount of familiarity as to be able to manage the patient independently. Since the first edition, a certification in vascular medicine has become available. Some of the key features include: • Practical information such as drug doses, protocols for managing disorders, and algorithms; • Guidance on diagnostic assessment and treatment strategies for the majority of vascular disorders encountered in clinical practice; • Assimilation of information from areas outside cardiology, i.e., vascular surgeons and interventional radiologists, into a reader-friendly format geared toward the average practicing internist or cardiologist.

Vascular Surgery

Author: Alun H Davies
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1846280087
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Essential for Board Exam Candidates Unique US/UK collaboration, with commentaries on approaches used in each region Easily formatted, higlighting the essential learning points Practical advice from renowned experts

Visual Nursing

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Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781582556826
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Featuring hundreds of full-color illustrations, photographs, wave forms, diagrams, and other creative visual aids, this colorful book provides a unique approach to learning pathophysiology and hands-on nursing procedures and treatments. The fully visual presentation lets nurses read less and understand more, improving their skills and gaining confidence through pictures. Step-by-step illustrations with succinct instructions show nurses exactly what to do when assessing patients and administering treatments. Disease pathophysiology is clearly and vividly depicted in anatomical illustrations. Patient teaching guides help nurses explain diseases and treatments to patients.

The M D Anderson Surgical Oncology Handbook

Author: Barry W. Feig
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451154097
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by current and former surgical oncology fellows of the world-renowned M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, this portable handbook is a practical guide to established surgical oncology principles for each organ system. Maximize your surgical oncology skills with comprehensive coverage, multidisciplinary perspectives, proven therapeutic strategies, useful algorithms, and recommended readings. Concise chapters illustrated with algorithms and line drawings outlining the essential elements of diagnosis, staging, and clinical management of solid tumors treated in surgical practice.

Vascular Nursing

Author: Victora A. Fahey
Publisher: W B Saunders Company
ISBN:
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Vascular Nursing remains the only clinical reference devoted solely to the nursing care of patients with peripheral vascular disorders. This thoroughly updated and revised text provides a comprehensive overview of vascular disease and presents specific nursing management strategies for each vascular disorder. Valuable for practitioners in both the inpatient and the outpatient setting, the fourth edition includes information on the new minimally invasive endoluminal surgery that is replacing traditional surgery. New technology for diagnostic evaluation of vascular disease and non-operative management of vascular disease is covered in detail. Offers a comprehensive reference on vascular care, with thorough coverage of developments in pathophysiology, evaluation, and management-including the current understanding of hematologic and biochemical factors in vascular disease. Details state-of-the art diagnostic procedures and imaging techniques. Describes the latest interventional approaches, including radiologic and endovascular techniques. Incorporates clinical pathways to facilitate the coordination of effective and economical patient care and documentation. Serves as an effective review tool for the certification exam in vascular nursing. Offers 300 illustrations, including over 150 photographs of conditions, procedures, and outcomes. Features expert contributors from the field of vascular nursing to provide clinical currency and relevancy. Significantly updated throughout for current practices, including new minimally invasive surgical approaches, new technologies, new diagnostics, procedures, and expanded outpatient and home care. More than 100 new illustrations. Reflects an increased focus on risk factor reduction and illness prevention.

Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management

Author: John T. Daugirdas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1451180217
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Handbook of Chronic Kidney Disease Management focuses on practical aspects of managing patients with mild to moderate Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), incorporating the expertise of cardiologists, endocrinologists, general internists, and nephrologists. Chapters include case vignettes and management algorithms, and treatment recommendations reconcile recently published clinical guidelines from NKF, AHA, NCEP, and ADA. In addition, treatment recommendations in this handbook take into account the realities of reimbursements in the U.S.

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance

Author: Morgan McMonagle
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118496035
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Following the popular and accessible at a Glance format, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance demystifies the important concepts of vascular disease and vascular surgery. Featuring in-depth details of common vascular topics, to rarer presentations, this is an ideal guide for those interested in a variety of subjects relating to this rapidly expanding area. This is a must-read for any specialist at all levels who has an on-going commitment to vascular disease management and medical education. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at a Glance: Comprehensively covers the key concepts and core practical procedures with superb illustrations Is a brilliant companion to the emerging curriculum for specialist vascular training Is an excellent source of information and management guidelines for interdisciplinary specialties Includes a companion website at www.ataglanceseries.com/vascular featuring a wide range of interactive multiple choice questions This title forms a succinct overview of vascular disease management, giving salient points relevant to general surgery examinations, for those requiring an in-depth yet manageable introduction to vascular diseases, and for those entering this prevalent field as a stand-alone specialty.

Handbook of Dialysis

Author: John T. Daugirdas
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 1469830868
Format: PDF
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This will be a completely revised and updated edition of this popular handbook. It provides practical, accessible information on all aspects of dialysis with emphasis on day-to-day patient management. Authored by international experts, chapters provide complete coverage of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, special problems in dialysis patients, and problems pertaining to various organ systems. –Provides practical, accessible information on all aspects of dialysis, with emphasis on day-to-day patient management –Targeted for nephrologists, nephrology/renal nurses, family physicians, dialysis centers –International experts provide complete coverage of hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, special problems in dialysis patients and problems pertaining to various organ systems –New for this edition: •Expanded coverage of vascular access placement and management •Drugs in ESRD •Full discussion on importance of dietary control of sodium and phosphate •New regulatory issues (CMS, Medical Director responsibilities) •Update on US reimbursement/financial issues, the effects of bundling

The Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiac Surgical Care

Author: John V. Conte
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323018106
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Thoroughly revised, this handy manual is filled with practical advice for the entire cardiac care team. It covers all aspects of care of the surgical heart patient-from preoperative assessment to postoperative management to treatment protocols. Chapters written by both nurses and doctors emphasize the critical care team approach to cardiac surgery to improve patient outcomes and provide useful, practical information for every clinical setting. A logical organization, including individual sections on preoperative, operative, and postoperative issue speeds to the information you need. The latest details on coronary artery disease . fluid, electrolyte, and renal function . management of postoperative cardiac arrhythmias . mechanical devices . and postoperative myocardial ischemia enhance your clinical acumen. An updated appendix of Management Summaries keeps you current on the latest in care. New images and line drawings illuminate key steps to help you master every procedure.